• belfastfilm

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 ·

    If one of the roles of a good film festival is to restore your faith in cinema, the Belfast Film Festival does just that, writes Noel Megahey.

    Belfast Film Festival 2014

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  • double

    Thursday, April 10, 2014 ·

    Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE is one of the most dull, yet unutterably infatuating films Jack McCurdy has watched in a long time.

    The Double

  • filmed

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 ·

    FILMED UP is a new filmmakers’ showcase devised by Cornerhouse Manchester. Jack Stocker reviews some of the shorts that made it onto the March programme.

    Filmed Up

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  • kis

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014 ·

    If you enjoyed A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM please take the chance to meet one of the greatest icons of Iranian cinema!

    Meet Mohammad Ali Talebi

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    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ·

    Noel Megahey wonders whether Warmerdam’s modern-day troglodyte is a Lynchian icon of subconscious furies, or a Haneke-like threat to middle-class complacency…

    Borgman

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  • visitors1

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ·

    Reggio follows up his QATSI trilogy with a celebration of the beauty of the world, laced with a warning about the danger of losing touch with nature and with our very souls.

    Visitors

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  • ciff2

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 ·

    The China Independent Film Fest is an important platform for Chinese indie filmmakers who are confounded by censorship in their own country. We spoke to one of the organisers.

    10th China Indie Film Fest

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  • starred

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 ·

    Led from the front by an astonishing performance from Jack O’Connell, STARRED UP gives the British prison film exactly what it needs: a kick up the arse, writes Gavin Midgley.

    Starred Up

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Monday, February 10, 2014

East Side Stories

Noel Megahey reports back from the Belfast leg of the The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2014.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Interview with Ramon Zürcher

Toby Miller spoke to Ramon Zürcher, whose film “The Strange Little Cat” was one of the most talked about features at CFF2013.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey is completely believable as the arrogantly intolerant, coke snorting, Texan shag-monster in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, writes Liam Jack.

Inside Llewyn Davis | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, February 7, 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Coen brothers revisit some well-trodden themes in beautifully fascinating fashion, writes Jim Moore.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Black Marker

Piracy threatens the outcome of an independent cinema in this quirky and eccentric short comedy from Cambridge student Camila Kater.

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Monday, January 27, 2014

August: Osage County

August: Osage County, adapted by Tyler Letts from his Pulitzer-winning play, retains a vivid theatricality in its new cinematic setting.

The Wolf of Wall Street | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, January 24, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese’s film struggles with the contradictions of its source material despite a nuanced performance from Leonardo DiCaprio, writes Robbie Griffiths.

The Railway Man | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Railway Man

After a shaky start, THE RAILWAY MAN emerges as a modestly moving portrayal of trauma and unlikely reconciliation, writes Gavin Midgley.

American Hustle | TakeOneCFF.com
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

American Hustle

David O. Russell’s crime caper AMERICAN HUSTLE is an entertaining and sharp black comedy that rarely sags, writes Jim Ross.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Watch Africa

Hiu Chan reports back from Watch Africa, the first African Film Festival in Cardiff – and speaks to festival organiser Fadhili Maghiya.